British baritone Dominic Sedgwick is currently a member of the prestigious Jette Parker Young Artist Programme at the Royal Opera House. In the 2018/19 ROH season, Dominic will perform as Novice's Friend Billy Budd and also cover the title role in Deborah Warner's acclaimed production, Kuligin Katya Kabanova in a new Richard Jones production, and the roles of Moralès and Dancaïre in Barrie Kosky’s Carmen.
He made his Royal Opera debut as Marullo Rigoletto, with further roles in the 2017/18 season including Second Nazarene Salome, Moralès Carmen and Third Ghost Child Coraline (Mark-Anthony Turnage/world premiere at the Barbican Theatre). He also covered Schaunard La Boheme, Father/Other Father Coraline, and Masetto Don Giovanni. Previous operatic appearances include Flora’s Servant La Traviata/Harlequin (cover) Ariadne auf Naxos for Glyndebourne Festival Opera, title role Owen Wingrave for British Youth Opera, Falke Die Fledermaus for Opera Danube, and Junius The Rape of Lucretia, Robert Iolanta and Damyan The Tale of Januarie (Julian Philips’ World Premiere) all for GSMD Opera.
Dominic’s upcoming concert repertory includes Brahms Requiem, Vaughan Williams’ Dona Nobis Pacem, Bach Christmas Oratorio and Mendelssohn’s Eljiah. He has has performed widely as a soloist on both the concert and recital platform, with recent debut performances at Sage Gateshead, Newcastle, the Royal Albert Hall, Cadogan Hall, the inaugural Cambridge Song Festival and the London Song Festival. In July 2019 he will make his Wigmore Hall debut with pianist Ceri Owen as a Concordia Artist.
Dominic is an alumnus of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and continues to study with Robert Dean. He is a Samling Artist, a Britten Pears Artist, a Drake Calleja Scholar, an inaugural Askonas Holt Rising Star, and was awarded the Audience Prize as a finalist in the Grange Festival International Singing Competition 2017. He previously read Theology at Clare College, Cambridge.